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Exporting Corruption 2020

Data - Exporting Corruption 2020

United Kingdom

Active Enforcement level
35 Investigations opened

The United Kingdom actively enforces against foreign bribery and accounts for 3.6 per cent of global exports. Between 2016 and 2019, it opened 35 investigations and 7 cases of foreign bribery.

The UK also closed 10 cases with sanctions during this time. The UK’s Serious Fraud Office provides exemplary transparency over its enforcement action, including publishing information about foreign bribery cases online.

The UK was also the first G20 country to launch a public register of beneficial ownership.